2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Review

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Review

The RAV4 was modestly revitalized in 2016 with upgraded outside styling as well as revamped cabin, but it hasn’t been essentially changed under the skin given that it was introduced in 2013. The segment has actually warmed up over the last few years, however, and also the RAV4’s versatile middle-of-the-road-ness has left an opening for the competitors. There are sportier or similarly versatile selections that use much better gas economic climate, however there isn’t really one solitary portable crossover that tops all the charts, so the RAV4 is still very affordable.

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Exterior and Interior

This New Toyota RAV4 2017 GXL has back car parking sensing units, satellite navigating (GPS), automatic headlamps as well as remote main securing. 7 airbags. Keep on your own at a secure distance with ABDOMINAL brakes. It has passenger air bag, power door mirrors, front cup owners and brake assist. This automobile has LED headlamps, roofing system rails, hill descent control (HDC), front & rear power windows, LED tail lights, back sight camera and leather wheel. It has 3 years/ 100000 km brand-new automobile warranty.

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Review

The inside of the RAV4 is extra realistic as well as much less exceptional than several of its rivals, with a strong concentrate on robustness and user-friendliness. The materials are designed to endure the rigours of an active lifestyle, and there’s plenty of storage space alternatives, from the open upper space ahead of the passenger, to the multi-segment centre console and absolutely huge door pockets.

The textile cut seats are functional for household responsibility, however the flat front seats aren’t quite encouraging sufficient to supply long run convenience and also the back-rests seem shaped for broad shoulders, making them a loosened fit for smaller-framed drivers.

Going down the back seats is a quick as well as easy treatment, and also doing so reveals a flat as well as low floor many thanks to seat bases that fall, making the rear of the RAV4 highly functional. A range of boot-side storage space doo-dads likewise helps enhance energy.

At 6.1 inches the GXL’s touchscreen infotainment device isn’t as big as some, but consists of common navigation and Toyota’s suite of smart device connected apps, though smart phone matching is still lacking.

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Review

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Under on Hood

Under the bonnet is a 2.5-litre four-cylinder fuel engine with 132kW and also 233Nm available. Toyota declares that in spite of this being the most powerful engine in the variety (there is additionally a 110kW/340Nm 2.2-litre turbo-diesel as well as 107kW/187Nm 2.0-litre petrol), the power is ‘supplied properly’ to attain the claim of 8.5 L/100km combined.

Every one of this is sent to the road through a six-speed transmission and also four-wheel drive. For 2017, two GXL variations formerly supplied with hand-operated transmissions have actually been erased.

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Review

2017 Toyota RAV4 GXL Prices

Prices have actually risen for 2017 to show the new conventional kit, up $560 for the 2WD GX 2.0 litre handbook through to $1560 for the AWD GXL diesel automated. Toyota’s capped-price maintenance is included, valued at $180 per service for up to three years or 60,000 km (approximately 6 routines services).